1. Help
    April 11th, 2014 by Dan Moren
    Bring a smile to your Macs and iOS devices by enabling emoji

    You could just write all your emails, Twitter posts and Facebook missives in plain old text, but where’s the fun in that? Monkeys, planes and...

  2. Mac-in-Business
    April 10th, 2014 by Macworld Australia Staff
    What everyone should know about OS X Mavericks: Tabs, Tags and Notifications

    When Apple releases a new version of OS X, we tend to stick with the way we did things in the old OS, ignoring fresh features in the new one. Eventually...

  3. Help
    April 10th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How to make exported iPhoto image titles ‘sticky’

    Reader Ed Dorroh, like many people, is perplexed by what goes on when moving images out of iPhoto. He writes: “When I add a title to a photo...

  4. Help
    April 9th, 2014 by Dan Moren
    How to get an App Store refund for kids’ accidental in-app purchases

      In-app purchases have become a thorny issue for customers in Apple’s ecosystem. Earlier this year, Cupertino settled with the US Federal...

  5. Mac-in-Business
    April 8th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How to share presentations in Messages

    Reader Keith White has a concern regarding remote presentations. He writes: “I’m giving a presentation to a remote group next week and, as...

  6. Help
    April 7th, 2014 by Dan Miller
    How to get started in podcasting: sharing the results

    Once you’ve got your edited files, it’s time to share them with the rest of the world. That means finding a hosting service and letting people...

  7. Help
    April 7th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    Ask the iTunes Guy: organising media files, mixed genre smart playlists and too-long syncs

    You can do a lot with smart playlists in iTunes, and sometimes the questions I get from readers make me discover ideas that I had never thought of....

  8. Mac-in-Business
    April 4th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How to create networked backups with OS X Server

    In this short video I show you how to create a backup server capable of handling all the Macs on your local network. Cost? Just $24.99. Transcript...

  9. Help
    April 4th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Create a reminder on your Mac in an instant

    Reader Robin Lee wants a bit more convenience from the Finder. She writes: I’m accustomed to creating quick reminders on my iPhone by using Siri....

  10. Help
    April 2nd, 2014 by Dan Miller
    How to get started in podcasting

    Everybody, it seems, has a podcast these days. The iTunes Store alone boasts “hundreds of thousands” of them. And that’s just a fraction...

  11. Help
    April 2nd, 2014 by Lou Hattersley
    How to play YouTube audio in background on an iPhone or iPad

    Play YouTube audio in the background with this neat trick. YouTube alone is every bit as strong as Spotify for playing individual music tracks, and...

  12. Mac-in-Business
    April 2nd, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Add Calendar events in a flash

    Reader Andy Gillman is frustrated by iOS’s Calendar app. He writes: “Why does it take so much work to create an event in the Calendar app?...

  13. Help
    March 25th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How to dismiss Mac App Store notifications

    Reader David Gilbert, like many of us, is frustrated by Mac App Store update reminders. He writes: “It seems that every time I start up my Mac...

  14. Help
    March 24th, 2014 by Dan Miller
    How to set up keyboard shortcuts in OS X

    Today I wanted to show you how to create keyboard shortcuts in OS X. First, the why: why would you want to create keyboard shortcuts? The first and...

  15. Help
    March 24th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    Ask the iTunes Guy: chronological podcasts, redownloading media, and surround sound

    One of the best things about iTunes is the ability to make smart playlists to group content according to simple conditions. In this week’s column,...

  16. Help
    March 24th, 2014 by Chris Barylick
    BitTorrent and older OS X installation discs, revisited

    In the wake of my latest Advice from an Apple Tech article that focused on the use of BitTorrent to acquire older OS X installation disc images...

  17. Help
    March 21st, 2014 by Dan Frakes
    Change your short username in OS X 10.9 Mavericks

    A frequent question we receive about OS X is ‘How do I change my short username?’ While it’s easy to change your full username...

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